Peugeot Sport Engineering upgraded both the station-wagon and the sedan as well. The special department was responsible for creating successful race-cars, and in 2020 they applied their knowledge to the production vehicles.
Peugeot is one of the oldest brands in the motoring industry. Even if it started with coffee mills and bicycles, the French brand made its way into the world, and its name was tightened with victories on various races such as the LeMans, Paris-Dakar, Pike's Peak or the World Rally Championship.
The 508 PSE featured a new front fascia, with an LED strip for the daytime running lights that crossed the headlight onto the front bumper. The Kryptonite color (a special gray) was offered exclusively on the PSE range. They used the same color for the three-claws badges on the back and the car's side. Even if the car was named station-wagon, since it was based on a car that was more of a four-door coupe, its overall shape was closer to a Shooting-brake.
Inside, the French specialist put the three-claw badge on the bottom of the steering wheel, but in green-lime accents. Another line with the same color crossed the dashboard. The Peugeot i-Cockpit graphic animations and the central 10-inch HD capacitive touchscreen have adopted the division's signature for an even more upscale feel.
The powertrain was a significant development. It featured a plug-in hybrid drivetrain that offered 360 hp. The battery pack could recharge in less than two hours from a 7kW wall-box socket or seven hours from a standard home outlet. It featured a 42 km (26 miles) range on EV mode. On top of that, the 508 PSE was all-wheel-drive. The gasoline engine powered the front wheels while the electric motor sent its power to the rear axle.
Information about this model's engines has not been yet made public, but we will add it as soon as the car is launched or more data becomes available